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I Felt Helpless Today

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    Facing My Own Demons

    It started about 11 months ago an ordinary day  i was caught in a dark hole of depression and in a desperate grab to life i posted on a suicide website and one person responded,her name was Conni......  Over the past few months we have come to know each other...
    Blind Blind 36-40, F 5 Responses May 15, 2008

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    I Felt Helpless

    When I woke today,I felt helpless,Not knowin',What was in store,A funny thing happened,As the day progressed,The helplessness subsided,A dream,Finally coming true,I'm helpless,No more.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 4, 2012

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    My Poor Baby

    I joined this group one week ago today. I joined because I was standing 3 feet from my son when he fell off the kitchen chair, and there was nothing I could do to stop it. He hit his chin on the table, and his teeth went through his bottom lip. I was mid "Get down from there...
    MommyGoneMad MommyGoneMad 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    Actually yesterday. My friend told me

    that I'm forever alone and since this girl asked me out I should say yes (I'm bi. No hate) and she started bitching me out cuz I always reject people. Then my mom was bitching me out cuz I didn't wanna talk. And then my ex wanted to kill herself and hurt herself. I can't take...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F Jun 27

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    the other night i started drinking with my best

    friend. it was fun until i decided to go sleep he followed me and i remember falling and i felt him undress me i didn't understand. i wanted to scream but i couldn't because i was afraid. and now i still do he almost took advantage but i was able to get free but he didn't want...
    Zephira Zephira 18-21, F Aug 2

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    The Dust Of Force

    The dust of force won't be healing When the fox and lion are dealing In response to all evil desires Turning them into glorious satires Great desires, yet mixed with pain when forces turns them back to a strain The fox and lion will be so brave Dwelling instead in a deeper cave...
    3omdomri 3omdomri 26-30, M Jun 28, 2012

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    I started watching the notebook.

    And I had a breakdown. I feel wonderful. *sarcasm*
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I Give Nothing

    I have nothing to give my children, my husband has everything in his name...why do I feel I shouldnt even be here? No job, cant drive damn I am skin laying around ready to be thrown away.
    tata81 tata81 26-30 3 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    For Too Long..

    I have been trying to defend myself against lies for years and years now.  The lies are told by my ex-wife.  I do not know how to.  It has not gotten easier and i doubt it will ever stop.
    newerich newerich 36-40, M Sep 8, 2008

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    AwakeYetDreaming AwakeYetDreaming 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    LovingTheNewMe LovingTheNewMe 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I knew that my mother never lets me to my sister ..she would always say to herself I wish I never had kids ..me and my sister will look at each other and start to cry in silence...
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I knew that my mother never lets me to my sister ..she would always say to herself I wish I never had kids ..me and my sister will look at each other and start to cry in silence...
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sasori08 Sasori08 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 28 Responses Nov 3

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    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 1 Response Oct 25

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    AustinmMurdock AustinmMurdock 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 25

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    hildaq14 hildaq14 22-25, F Oct 28

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    CdHeatherstoneCd CdHeatherstoneCd 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 10 Responses a week ago

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    Chesher Chesher 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 23

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